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ARCHAEOLOGY journal deals readers incisive reporting, brilliant storytelling, compelling images – and the most recent information from around the world – all dedicated to exploring the world’s historical earlier. no matter if reporting from a dive on an Arctic shipwreck, hiking via Afghanistan, or digging simply underneath Beirut, ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors and writers deliver readers the technology, and the magic, of archaeological discovery.

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Archaeologists found the large doll (top row, center) on the beach near the site. Wooden artifacts at the site were preserved because they were embedded in permafrost, which has begun to melt in recent decades. org 29 7KHHYLGHQFHGLVFRYHUHGDW1XQDOOHT¿WV strikingly well with an episode in Yup’ik oral tradition that describes a time of epic intervillage battles known as the Bow and Arrow Wars. In the story, “the village was GHVWUR\HGE\DZDUSDUW\´VD\V$QQ)LHQXSĥ Riordan, a cultural anthropologist who has studied and worked with the Yup’ik people for 40 years.

He halted construction at once. By June 2006, archaeologists had uncovered 63 burial pits, most holding one to two dozen skeletons. All were packed into an area the size of a soccer field. The close spacing suggests, says Geber, that each pit was filled with corpses and covered with soil before the next one was opened. Archival research later revealed that the skeletons had been buried between 1847 and 1851. , the archaeological firm hired by the mall’s developer, excavated the graves, construction resumed.

The industry faltered before the famine, and the man ended his life in the workhouse. “You’re looking at the people who experienced these horrors,” Ó Drisceoil says. ” C ERTAINLY THE SKELETONS tell of the misery RISRYHUW\EXWWKH\DOVRWHVWLI\WRHɱRUWVWR minister to the poor. The tubercular child and the syphilitic man must have been nursed to survive as long as they did, considering the severity of their conditions at the time of their deaths, Geber explains. Likewise, analysis of the teeth of three children buried in the Kilkenny graves shows they regularly ate corn just before they died.

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